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Hengshan Road
Hengshan Road is a street in the former French Concession of Shanghai. It was established in 1922 as a main road of French Concession. At that time it was named Avenue Petain. Many European-style buildings have been built there in the 1920s and 1930s. In 1943, the street was named after Mount Heng, a sacred mountain in Hunan province. Today, it is one of Shanghai's most vibrant nightlife and popular districts particularly among expats. The road’s both ends were ... more
Jiao Tong University
Jiao Tong University located in Xuhui district of shanghai is one of the oldest and most influential universities in China. In 1896, Nanyang Public School was founded in Shanghai by an imperial edict issued by Guangxu Emperor, under the Business and Telegraphs Office of the imperial government. Sheng Xuanhuai, the proposer of the edict, became the first president and was regarded as the founder of the university. In 1904, the Ministry of Commerce took over ... more
Jinjiang Amusement Park
Jinjiang Amusement Park is a large amusement park in downtown shanghai. It is located in Meilong district in southwest shanghai, a booming district. Roller coasters, rides and the Asia's largest ferris wheel are all here in this amusement park. ... more
Longhua Temple
The Longhua Temple (literally translates as "Lustre of the Dragon Temple") is a Buddhist Temple dedicated to the Maitreya Buddha in Longhua Town of Shanghai. Although most of the present-day buildings date from later reconstructions, the temple preserves the architectural design of a Song Dynasty monastery of the Buddhist Chan sect. It is the largest, most authentic and complete ancient temple complex in the city of Shanghai. The temple was first built in 242 AD, ... more
Shanghai Community Church
Shanghai Community Church is located at No.53 Hengshan Road, built in 1925. In 1920, American Christians rent a site for the church service near Route Doumer (now Donghu Road) and then called it Community Church, means bringing harmony into all nations. After the church’s fund-raising campaigns, the new church was completed at the cost of 70,000 USD on March,1925 . English was used in a church by the believers who mainly came from Europe, America and China. So this ... more
Shanghai Stadium
The Shanghai Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Shanghai. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium was built in 1997 when the 8th National Games of People's Republic of China was held in Shanghai. It can hold about 80,000 people, so it is also called the "80,000 people's Stadium". It extends over an area of 190,000 square meters, buildings cover 170,000 square meters, and there are 77,000 square meters of green space. The stadium has the world's ... more
Xujiahui
Xujiahui is an area in the Xuhui District of Shanghai. Its history can be traced back to Ming Dynasty. Xujiahui literally means "property of Xu family at the junction of two rivers" in Mandarin. The "Xu family" actually refers to the family of Xu Guangqi (1562-1633), China's most notable Catholic convert, also a great agricultural scientist of ancient China. Xujiahui was once the ancestral home of Xu Guangqi and his family. The two rivers refers to Zhaojia Bang and Fahua ... more
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